Jair Bolsonaro Wins Presidential Election in Brazil

Headline Roundup October 29th, 2018

Right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, ending a highly controversial and violent campaign. Bolsonaro has been lauded by some for his commitment to fighting crime and furthering conservative economic ideals, while others have said that his support for lethal force against suspected criminals will violate civil liberties and that his policies will damage the environment. He has also received backlash for his divisive rhetoric, which included insults towards women, blacks, and the LGBT community.

Jair Bolsonaro Wins Presidential Election in Brazil

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Brazil on Sunday became the latest country to drift toward the far right, electing a strident populist as president in the nation’s most radical political change since democracy was restored

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Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal declared Sunday that anti-establishment congressman Jair Bolsonaro, a champion of traditional Brazilian values, has won the country's election for

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He has vowed to drain the swamp, slash regulations and get tough with China. Evangelicals and gun-rights advocates love him. He has denounced the media as “fake news.” Political foes?

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